The Khelo India will be held in Assam from January 10 to 22 next year. Participating in a talk show of All India Radio, Member Secretary of Sports and Youth Welfare Committee Lakhia Konwar said that 10,000 people will participate in the event.
Mr. Conwar said that to promote sports infrastructure, the Assam government will build 22 thousand sports grounds at the village level.
He said that 500 such sports grounds will be inaugurated this year. Mr. Conwar said that the integrated sports policy has been implemented in the state to nurture young talent.